Biografia de James Stewart

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Dados Pessoais

Nome: James Maitland Stewart
Nascimento e local: 20/05/1908, Indiana, EUA
Morte: 02/07/1997, Beverly Hills, CA, EUA, ataque cardíaco
Ocupação: ator
Nacionalidade: Americano
Casamentos: Gloria Hatrick McLean
Filhos: Kelly Stewart e Judy Stewart-Murray

Biografia

Filho de um barbeiro, a James queria ser arquiteto, chegando a estudar na Universidade de Princeton. Na Universidade, conheceu Joshua Logan, que lhe apresentou Henry Fonda. Os dois convenceram-no a tentar o cinema. Após algumas participações, obteve seu primeiro papel de destaque em “Do Mundo Nada se Leva” (1938), de Frank Capra, segiodp de “A Mulher faz o Homem”. Alistou-se na Força Aérea Americana, durante a 2ª Guerra, e se tornou Coronel, obtendo várias medalhas de Honra.

Após a guerra, seguiu com sucessos como A Felicidade Não se Compra” (com Donna Reed) e alguns filmes do mestre do suspense Alfred Hithcock: “Janela Indiscreta” (ao lado de Grace Kelly), O Homem Que Sabia Demais”, (1956) e “Um Corpo Que Cai” (1958). Ainda fez para TV alguns filmes, como “Hawkins” (1974), que acabou rendendo-lhe um Globo de Ouro de Melhor ator dramático.

Foi indicado a 5 Oscars, ganhando em 1941 em “The Philadelphia Story”.

Filmografia

ATOR
1. Fonda On Fonda (1992)
2. American Tail: Fievel Goes West, An (1991) as Voice Of Wylie Burp.
3. Grace Kelly: The American Princess (1987)
4. Right of Way (1983) as Teddy Dwyer.
5. Going Hollywood: The War Years (1983) as Himself (Archival Footage).
6. Big Sleep, The (1978) as General Guy Debrisai Sternwood.
7. Magic Of Lassie, The (1978) as Clovis Mitchell.
8. Airport ’77 (1977) as Stevens.
9. The Shootist (1976) as Dr Hostetler.
10. That’s Entertainment! (1974) as Narration.
11. Hawkins on Murder (1973) as Billy Jim Hawkins.
12. Harvey (1972) as Elwood P Dowd.
13. Directed by John Ford (1971) as .
14. Fools’ Parade (1971) as Mattie Appleyard .
15. The Cheyenne Social Club (1970) as John O’Hanlan .
16. Bandolero! (1968) as Mace Bishop .
17. Firecreek (1968) as Johnny Cobb .
18. The Rare Breed (1966) as Sam Burnett .
19. Shenandoah (1965) as Charlie Anderson .
20. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) as Frank Towns .
21. Dear Brigitte (1965) as Professor Robert Leaf .
22. Cheyenne Autumn (1964) as Wyatt Earp .
23. Take Her, She’s Mine (1963) as Frank Michaelson .
24. How the West Was Won (1963) as Linus Rawlings .
25. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Ranse Stoddard .
26. Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) as Mr. Hobbs .
27. X-15 (1961) as Narrator .
28. Two Rode Together (1961) as Guthrie McCabe .
29. The Mountain Road (1960) as Major Baldwin .
30. Anatomy of a Murder (1959) as Paul “Polly” Biegler .
31. Bell, Book and Candle (1959) as Sheperd Henderson .
32. The FBI Story (1959) as John Michael “Chip” Hardesty .
33. Vertigo (1958) as John “Scottie” Ferguson .
34. Night Passage (1957) as Grant McLaine .
35. The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) as Charles A. “Slim” Lindbergh .
36. The Heart of Show Business (1957) as .
37. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) as Dr. Ben McKenna .
38. Strategic Air Command (1955) as Lt. Col. Robert “Dutch” Holland .
39. The Man from Laramie (1955) as Will Lockhart .
40. The Far Country (1955) as Jeff [Webster] .
41. Jamboree (1954) as Himself .
42. The Glenn Miller Story (1954) as [Alton] Glenn Miller .
43. Rear Window (1954) as L. B. “Jeff” Jeffries .
44. The Naked Spur (1953) as Howard Kemp .
45. Thunder Bay (1953) as Steve Martin .
46. Carbine Williams (1952) as Marsh Williams .
47. Bend of the River (1952) as Glyn McLyntock .
48. The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as “Buttons,” a clown .
49. No Highway in the Sky (1951) as Theodore Honey .
50. Harvey (1950) as Elwood P. Dowd .
51. Winchester ’73 (1950) as Lin McAdam .
52. Broken Arrow (1950) as Tom Jeffords .
53. The Jackpot (1950) as Bill Lawrence .
54. You Gotta Stay Happy (1949) as Marvin Payne .
55. The Stratton Story (1949) as Monty Stratton .
56. Malaya (1949) as John Royer .
57. Rope (1948) as Rupert Cadell .
58. On Our Merry Way (1948) as Slim .
59. Call Northside 777 (1948) as P. James McNeal .
60. Thunderbolt (1947) as Introduction .
61. Magic Town (1947) as [Lawrence] Rip Smith .
62. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) as George Bailey .
63. Pot O’ Gold (1941) as [James Hamilton] Jimmy Haskell .
64. Ziegfeld Girl (1941) as Gilbert Young .
65. Come Live with Me (1941) as Bill Smith .
66. No Time for Comedy (1940) as Gaylord Esterbrook .
67. The Shop Around the Corner (1940) as Alfred Kralik .
68. The Mortal Storm (1940) as Martin Breitner .
69. The Philadelphia Story (1940) as Macaulay [Mike] Connor .
70. The Ice Follies of 1939 (1939) as Larry Hall .
71. It’s a Wonderful World (1939) as Guy Johnson .
72. Destry Rides Again (1939) as Thomas J. Destry Jr. .
73. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Jefferson Smith .
74. Made for Each Other (1939) as John Mason .
75. Of Human Hearts (1938) as Jason Wilkins .
76. Vivacious Lady (1938) as Peter [Morgan] .
77. The Shopworn Angel (1938) as [William] Bill Pettigrew .
78. You Can’t Take It with You (1938) as Tony Kirby .
79. Navy Blue and Gold (1937) as [John] “Truck” Cross [Carter] .
80. Seventh Heaven (1937) as Chico .
81. The Last Gangster (1937) as Paul North .
82. Rose-Marie (1936) as John Flower .
83. Born to Dance (1936) as Ted Barker .
84. Next Time We Love (1936) as Christopher Tyler .
85. After the Thin Man (1936) as David [Graham] .
86. Speed (1936) as Terry Martin .
87. Wife Vs. Secretary (1936) as Dave .
88. Small Town Girl (1936) as Elmer .
89. The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) as “Rowdy” Dow .
90. Murder Man (1935) as “Shorty” .

MUSICA
91. Magic Of Lassie, The (1978) as Song Performer (“That Hometown Feeling” “Thanksgiving Prayer”).
VISUAL EFFECTS (feature film)
92. R.I.P.D. (2013)

PARTICIPAÇÃO ESPECIAL
93. John Carpenter’s Escape From L.A. (1996) as Special Thanks (Vertigo Technologies).
94. Directed By John Ford (2006) as Himself.
95. Marlene Dietrich: Shadow and Light (1996) as Interviewee.
96. First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies, The (1995)
97. What Is This Thing Called Love? (1993)
98. Jimmy Stewart: Hometown Hero (1993) as Interviewee.
99. Legend to Legend Night (1993)
100. Glenn Miller: America’s Musical Hero (1992)
101. Hollywood’s Welcome Home Desert Storm Parade (1991) as Parade Chairman.
102. Bob Hope’s Yellow Ribbon Party (1991)
103. Helen Hayes: First Lady of the American Theatre (1991)
104. Night of 100 Stars III (1990)
105. 75th Anniversary of Beverly Hills, The (1989)
106. Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park Grand Opening (1989)
107. Festival At Ford’s Theater-salute To The President (1989)
108. Jimmy Doolittle: An American Hero (1989)
109. 61st Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1989)
110. Happy Birthday, Bob — 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years With NBC (1988)
111. 14th Annual People’s Choice Awards, The (1988)
112. Christmas in Washington 1988 (1988) as Host.
113. Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1987)
114. Happy Birthday, Hollywood! (1987)
115. James Stewart: A Wonderful Life (1987)
116. All-Star Party For Joan Collins (1987)
117. Hollywood Christmas Parade, The (1987) as Grand Marshall.
118. Beverly Hills Christmas, A (1987) as Host.
119. 13th Annual People’s Choice Awards, The (1987) as Presenter.
120. All-Star Tribute to General Jimmy Doolittle, An (1986)
121. All Star Party For Clint Eastwood (1986)
122. American Film Institute Salute to Billy Wilder, The (1986)
123. George Burns’ 90th Birthday Special (1986)
124. Night of 100 Stars II, The (1985)
125. American Film Institute Salute to Gene Kelly, The (1985)
126. Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: 23rd Anniversary, The (1985)
127. Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1985)
128. 50th Presidential Inaugural Gala, The (1985) as Guest.
129. All-Star Party For Lucille Ball (1984)
130. Funniest Joke I Ever Heard, The (1984)
131. George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business (1983) as Guest.
132. American Film Institute Salute to Frank Capra, The (1982) as Host.
133. American Film Institute Salute to Fred Astaire, The (1981)
134. Take One Starring Jonathan Winters (1981)
135. Mr. Krueger’s Christmas (1980) as Willy Krueger.
136. George Burns’ 100th Birthday Party (1979)
137. Merry Christmas… With Love, Julie (1979)
138. General Electric’s All-Star Anniversary (1978)
139. American Film Institute Salute to John Ford, The (1973)
140. American West of John Ford, The (1971) as Narration.
141. American West of John Ford, The (1971) as Host.
142. Luxury Liner (1963) as Host.
143. Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood (1960) as Guest.
144. North and South: Book II (1986) as Miles Colbert.
145. Just One More Time (1974)
146. That’s Entertainment! (Gala Premiere) (1974)
147. Winning Your Wings (1942)
148. Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)
149. Hollywood Hobbies (1939)
150. Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)
151. Important News (1936)
152. Breakdowns of 1941 (1941)

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